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Michelle Obama stepped off the plane in Beijing

Michelle Obama stepped off the plane in Beijing looking chic in a graphic sheath by designer Derek Lam with over-the-knee boots. Daughters Sasha and Malia were sweet in sweater/skirt combos, while Obama's mother, Marian Shields Robinson, wore a short jacket. (Credit: MCT / Wang Ye/Xinhua)

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Michelle Obama in China: First lady fashion

When you're first lady, traveling light is not an option. For her weeklong trip to China, Michelle Obama put on a veritable fashion show (as did her traveling companions, daughters Sasha and Malia). Trekking to major cities and seeing all the sights -- from the Peking Opera to the Summer Palace to the Great Wall -- the Obama women never missed a style step.

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